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DevOps Software Development Engineer, Relational Database Services (RDS)

DevOps Software Development Engineer, Relational Database Services (RDS)

Job ID 
268582
Company/Location (search) 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
9/14/2015
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - AWS

Job Description

Amazon is building some of the largest distributed systems in the world, and we need really smart DevOps Software Development Engineers to help plan and construct the pieces. As part of Amazon Web Services (AWS), we’re pioneering the Database as a Service market segment with our RDS offering. We have high standards for our systems as well as our employees: our systems are highly reliable, highly available, and turn scale into an advantage for our business and an asset to our customers. Our employees are super smart, driven to serve customers, and fun to work with. The successful DevOps Software Development Engineer within our team will do much more than just write code. They will be instrumental in automating and building operational tools to ease infrastructure provisioning, monitoring and scaling. They will drive solutions to improve deployments, release processing, and system performance. They will also help to define, compile and visualize key performance indicators to ensure client satisfaction.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field, or 4+ years relevant work experience

  • 4+ years proficiency in Java, C or C++, Ruby a plus
  • Multi-threaded programming
  • Knowledge of data structures, algorithms, operating systems, and/or distributed systems
  • Knowledge of various software technologies, methodologies and applied software engineering practices/standards such as OOD, SOAP, REST, Spring and AJAX

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Math, Statistics or related field with 4+ years of relevant work experience
  • Be highly innovative, flexible and self-directed
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs
  • Working knowledge of BI solutions and SQL, SAS, Map-Reduce, Hive and R desirable
  • Experience with UI development and building innovative user experiences.
  • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through launch and operations of the project
  • Strong understanding of system and application performance characteristics
  • DevOps evangelist and zealot